Pupil Privacy Notice

We are required to inform all new pupils/their parents/carers of the following information:

 

Privacy Notice – Data Protection Act 1998

 

We, Moorside Infant School are a data controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act. We collect information from you and may receive information about you from your previous school and the Learning Records Service. We hold this personal data and use it to:

 

  • Support your teaching and learning;
  • Monitor and report on your progress;
  • Provide appropriate pastoral care, and
  • Assess how well your school / educational setting is doing.

Information about you that we hold includes your contact details, national curriculum assessment results, attendance information and personal characteristics such as your ethnic group, any special educational needs you may have and relevant medical information.

We will not give information about you to anyone outside the school without your consent unless the law and our rules allow us to do so.

 

We are required by law to pass some of your information to the Local Authority, North Yorkshire County Council, and the Department for Education (DfE) and where appropriate we will send to relevant National Health Service personnel (e.g. school nurses) information on individual pupils changing school (or address) to ensure continuity of health care. If a child moves to another school we will ensure a handover of appropriate data we hold, and we will cooperate with other schools s/he has attended to endeavour to complete any outstanding issues.

 

If you want to see a copy of the information we hold and share about you then please contact the School Office on 01765 604208 or e-mail: admin@moorside-inf.n-yorks.sch.uk.

 

If you require more information about how the Local Authority (LA store and use your information, then please go to the following websites:

 

     North Yorkshire County Council:

     www.northyorks.gov.uk/schoolrecords

 

     DfE Website:

     www.education.gov.uk/researchandstatistics/datatdatam/b00212337/datause  

 

If you are unable to access these websites, please contact the LA or DfE as follows:

 

     Information Governance Manager

     North Yorkshire County Council

     Internal Audit Service County Hall

     Northallerton DL7 8AL

     website: www.northyorks.gov.uk

     email: infogov@northyorks.gov.uk

     Telephone: 01609 533219

 

     Public Communications Unit

     Department for Education

     Sanctuary Buildings

     Great Smith Street

     London

     SW1P 3BT

     website: www.education.gov.uk

     email: www.education.gov.uk/help/contactus

     Telephone: 0370 000 2288